Public Outreach

Dr. Goldberg Moderates GMO Documentary Panel

On November 21st, Dr. Goldberg acted as moderator for a panel discussion following a screening of the documentary 'Food Evolution' at the Hammer Museum in Westwood. The panel, which included Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, director Scott Kennedy, and Bill Nye the Science Guy, had a lively and informative discussion, taking questions from the audience about both the social and scientific implications of GMOs.

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UCLA Public Policy Guest Lecture

Presentation by Dr. Bob Goldberg

GMOs have been a public policy issue since the discovery of genetic engineering. In a lecture for a UCLA public policy course, Dr. Goldberg explores the intersection of GMOs, government and society.

Dr. Goldberg Takes Part in Zocalo Panel on GMOs

Dr. Bob Goldberg was part of a Zocalo panel regarding the safety and public perception of GMOs on Wednesday, December 14th. The lively discussion highlighted the disconnect between the public's fear of GMOs and the considerable scientific data supporting their safety.

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Discovery Science Center

Dr. Goldberg spoke at the Thousand Oaks High School Performing Arts Center on October 8th, educating students and community members about genetically modified organisms and their role in feeding an increasingly hungry world.

Click here for a flyer outlining The Discovery Center's Science Speaker Series

UCLA Parents' Weekend 2013

Presentation by Dr. Bob Goldberg

Gain a better understanding of how genetically engineered crops can positively impact world hunger and the future of our society by viewing Dr. Goldberg's UCLA Parents' Weekend 2013 presentation on genetic engineering in plants.

UCLA Science Faculty Research Colloquium

The UCLA Science Faculty Reserach Colloquium Series is designed to promote interdiscriplinary collaborative research, highlight the research of exceptionally distinguished faculty, and enhance education about significant new research in the sciences. The Series is sponsored by the Divisions of Life and Physical Sciences, UCLA College.

What Are the Genes Requires to Make a Seed?

Wednesday, May 21, 2008
4:00 PM PST

Click the links to watch Part One and Part Two on YouTube.

Keck Genomics Symposium

Foods for the Future: Genomics of Bioengineered Foods

Sponsored by the W. M. Keck Foundation. Offered in cooperation with the Office of Continuing Medical Education David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and UCLA Extension.

Keck Genomics Symposium

The annual Faculty Research Lectures of the Univeristy of California, Los Angeles present to the public our most distinguished scholars. It is our purpose to accord them the high recognition that is their due, and further to give our faculty, students and the citizens of this community an opportunity to understand the scholarly achievements and points of view of those whom we honor.

Genetic Engineering in Agriculture: Super Plants for the 21st Century

Robert B. Goldberg
Professor of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
Thursday, December 2, 1999
3:00 - 4:30 PM PST
(Live Webcast)

Bob Goldberg gives an invited lecture at the Center for Inquiry-Los Angeles on the topic of GMOs

"In a 'Feed Your Brain' Lecture at CFI-Los Angeles, UCLA Prof. Bob Goldberg told a full house about the validity of the science of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and the mythologies being spread about their alleged dangers."